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California regulators continue to put pressure on transportation startups

The California Public Utilities Commission announced today that it issued two cease-and-desist orders to two Silicon Valley ridesharing companies during the last quarter. KangaDo, the "Uber for Afterschool" app that offers to shuttle around children, was not licensed to operate in California, according to the CPUC's statement. Show More Summary

California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine

The California Public Utilities Commission slapped Uber with a $7.3 million fine and ordered its suspension after it failed to meet the state's reporting requirements. Continue reading California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine California orders Uber to pay a $7.3 million fine originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:01:00 EST. Show More Summary

California Penalizes Uber $7.3 Million, Says Service Should Be Suspended

After allegedly failing to provide the state with information about its drivers and whether the company was treating customers fairly, an administrative law judge for the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) says that Uber should pay a $7.3 million fine and face suspension of its operating license in the state. A 2013 decision [PDF] by the CPUC created … [More]

Uber Fined, Faces Possible Suspension in California for Not Reporting Accessibility Data

Uber’s dust up with regulators continued on Wednesday when the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) hit the ride-hailing company with a $7.3 million fine for skirting state laws designed to ensure passengers are treated fairly. Show More Summary

Judge Recommends $7M Fine, Suspension For Uber Over Skirting California Regulations

This ruling is entirely separate from the case about employees vs. contractors, and was a complaint brought by the California Public Utilities Commission. [ more › ]

Uber faces a suspension and $7.3 million fine for refusing to hand over information to California

The California Public Utilities Commission wants Uber to fork over $7.3 million because the company refused to comply with reporting requirements. The company's license to operate will also be suspended in 30 days unless it files an appeal, which it has told Business Insider that it plans to do. Show More Summary

'Uber for kids' Shuddle trips on Calif. child care rules

Shuddle and the California Public Utilities Commission tussle over best way to vet drivers.        

Is an Uber-for-kids service a limo or a nanny?

Shuddle and the California Public Utilities Commission tussle over best way to vet drivers.        

Winners and Losers from Flattening Tiered Electricity Prices

The California Public Utilities Commission is moving closer to major changes in the steeply increasing-block residential electricity rates that the state has had since the 2000-01 California electricity crisis. This Friday the Commissioners may decide to significantly flatten the tiered rate structure. read more

Why rooftop solar users should pay to maintain the grid

To the editor: Evan Gillespie fails to point out some important reasons the California Public Utilities Commission might rework a rate structure that he says protects those who use the least amount of energy. ("PUC may short-circuit California's fair, progressive electricity rate policy," op-ed,...

Luxury bus startup Leap suspends service after regulators crack down

The California Public Utilities Commission issues cease-and-desist for lack of permit.

PUC may short-circuit California's fair, progressive electricity rate policy

On Wednesday, the Public Utilities Commission will vote on new rules governing how most Californians pay for electricity. The proposal overhauls the rate structure at investor-owned utilities, including Southern California Edison, a structure that was put in place in the wake of the energy crisis...

Electricity Pricing: The Times, They Might Be A-Changing

Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed decision on residential rate reform. Residential rate reform – how and what Californians pay for electricity – is a thorny subject, and the Commission’s proposed decision is being met with a range of reactions. read more

Tesla getting into the energy-storage business

3 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

Tesla Motors is expected to announce next week that it will expand into a new business offering battery-based energy storage for residential and commercial customers.Documents filed with the California Public Utilities Commission show...Show More Summary

Advocates seek to kill deal that sticks ratepayers with San Onofre costs

Consumer advocates, outraged by a secret negotiation in Poland over the $5-billion cost of closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant, are asking the California Public Utilities Commission to reconsider a deal that sticks utility customers with the bulk of the bill.

Massive gas line explosion leaves destructive path in Fresno

The California Public Utilities Commission had a team in Fresno to investigate the cause of a spectacular gas line explosion that left 14 people hurt in Friday.

Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger debated at California PUC

California Public Utilities Commission members are scheduled to receive public comment on Comcast Corp.'s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable at a hearing this afternoon in Los Angeles.

California's Largest Utility Fined $1.6 Billion For Pipeline Tragedy

The California Public Utilities Commission said it would impose $1.6 billion in fines on Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), the state’s largest investor-owned utility, in connection with a natural gas pipeline explosion that occurred nearly five years ago. On September 9, 2010, a 30-inch natural gas transmission pipeline rupture beneath a [...]

California PUC member moves to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Just days before an important public hearing, a California Public Utilities Commission member has raised the stakes by proposing the regulatory panel block Comcast's bid to acquire Time Warner Cable.

California Utilities Commissioner Calls For Rejection Of Time Warner Cable Deal

With Comcast set to take over Time Warner Cable’s millions of California customers, state regulators there have been scrutinizing the deal to see how it would affect consumers. Earlier this year, the state’s Public Utilities Commission...Show More Summary

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